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IPL 2023 Qualifier 1: Gujarat Titans Vs Chennai Super Kings

On May 23, Gujarat Titans (GT) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will clash in the first Qualifier of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023. GT finished as table toppers, winning 10 of the 14 matches they played in the league stages. CSK, on the other hand, won eight of the 14 matches they played while one match was called off due to rain. With 17 points, MS Dhoni’s team finished second.

GT vs CSK head-to-head record

Gujarat and Chennai have played three matches against each other so far. Hardik Pandya’s boys won all three matches. In their last encounter on March 31, CSK put up 178 for GT to chase. The Titans chased it down in 19.2 overs, thanks to Shubman Gill’s 36-ball 63 and a quick-fire 10 off three balls by Rashid Khan.

Where to Watch GT vs CSK IPL 2023 Playoff T20 Match?

The IPL 2023 tournament is currently live-streaming on JioCinema, while the live telecast of the tournament is available on the Star Sports network. You must be aware that Viacom 18 and Disney Star got the digital and TV broadcasting rights respectively for this season of IPL. Moreover, Viacom 18 bragged the digital rights from BCCI for a whopping Rs 23,578 crore, while Disney Star got the broadcasting rights for Rs 23,575 crore.

The IPL 2023 playoff will begin today, and the first Qualifier 1 round will be held between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings. Here are the match, timing, and venue details:

  • Match: Qualifier 1
  • Teams: Gujarat Titans vs Chennai Super Kings
  • Date: May 23, 2023
  • Time (IST): 7:30 PM
  • Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

GT vs CSK pitch report

The renowned MA Chidambaram Stadium, also known as Chepauk Stadium, in Chennai is a cricket ground known for providing an equal opportunity for both batsmen and bowlers. The pitch at this stadium offers even bounce, creating favourable conditions for stroke play and enabling batsmen to execute their shots with relative ease.

Considering the nature of the pitch, teams winning the toss are expected to opt for chasing the target set by the opposing team. If we see the top 10 wicket-takers at the Chepauk Stadium, only one of them is a pacer – Kapil Dev. Slow bowlers have taken 38 wickets so far in IPL 2023. Medium pacers have taken 24 wickets in the tournament so far while faster bowlers have secured 16 wickets in the stadium as of now.